A reminder that the UCL STS seminar series for 2013/14 has begun.

Seminars are held on the Wednesdays listed below.  Tea and coffee will be available from 4pm, with the seminar beginning at 4:30, at the Garwood Lecture Theatre, UCL South Wing.

23rd Oct          Dr Anna Maerker, Kings College London ­ Better representations or better users? Framing problems of anatomical
representations in late-eighteenth-century Florence and early-nineteenth-century Britain

13th Nov         Dr Robin Hendry, Durham University ­ Are Chemical Substances Natural Kinds?

20th Nov         Professor Andrew Pickering, University of Exeter ­Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000

11th Dec          Professor Brian Balmer, UCL STS ­ The early years of the biological weapons convention

22nd Jan          Dr Sarah Edwards, UCL ­ The ethics of clinical research during a pandemic

5th Feb            Dr Julie Anderson, University of Kent ­ Canes, Canines and Communication: Technological Aids for Blind People 1920-1950

12th Feb          Professor Donald Mackenzie, University of Edinburgh ­How Do High-Frequency Traders Make Their Money? Prediction, Shared Knowledge and Morals in Automated Trading

5th Mar           Dr Jordan Goodman ­ Science and Diplomacy: Joseph Banks
and the Macartney Embassy to China, 1792-4

19th Mar         Dr Brendan Larvor, University of Hertfordshire ­ Who
studies mathematical practice and why?